Coming off a year in which they dominated the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division and advanced to the Central Coast Section Division I semifinals, the Woodside girls’ soccer team is hoping to repeat that success this season.Winning became second nature to the Wildcats last season, as they finished with a 19-1-3 overall record, and undefeated mark in league play (12-0-2).However, with a very young and inexperienced squad, the success they encountered last year will not come nearly as easy after losing six starters; two of them to Pac-10 Conference schools. Read More
Lowell High School point guard Jorell Cacatian started off slowly in the Cardinals’ nonleague matchup against Urban School, but after Urban’s Nate Cohen sent the game to overtime on a 3-pointer at the buzzer, Cacatian took over.
The junior would equal his point total in regulation with seven of Lowell’s 11 points in overtime to lead the Cardinals to a 56-53 win on Tuesday at Lowell High School. Read More
Last season, the Carlmont High School boys’ soccer team’s run in the Central Coast Section playoffs ended almost before it began — a 3-0 loss to Bellarmine in the opening round.
Rebounding from that loss, and starting another run for a playoff berth, has gotten under way on the pitch for the Scots, who were off to a 1-1-1 start. But the building blocks to the Scots’ chances this can be found off the pitch as well. Read More
St. Ignatius has received most of the early acclaim in the winter boys’ soccer season, but after Sacred Heart Cathedral’s 2-0 win over Valley Christian of San Jose in both teams’ West Catholic Athletic League opener at Kimbell Playground on Saturday, there may be another WCAL contender lurking in The City.
The Irish (3-0-1) dictated play for most of the match and got a solid contribution from their back line of Jack Harrington, Cesar Martinez, Daniel O’Shea and Gianmichael Santiumauro, which held the visiting Warriors (0-3) without a shot on net. Read More
The Lowell High School girls' basketball team rolled to a 47-37 win on Saturday against Mount Pleasant High School of San Jose for the conclusion of the Los Altos Holiday Classic tournament. Lowell's Katarina Lum was the tournament's MVP and contributed 11 points in her team's effort against Mount Pleasant. Read More
The story of the Balboa High School boys’ basketball team’s still-young season has been poor shooting early in games and Thursday’s matchup against Piedmont was no exception.
The Buccaneers began the game 0-for-12 from the field, and Piedmont cruised to a 59-46 win in the first round of the Cardinal Classic at Lowell High School.
On the other side of the bracket, host Lowell pulled away late against it’s first-round opponent, San Mateo, in a 47-25 win. Read More
There will be one certainty when the 36th annual Terra Nova High School girls’ basketball tournament gets underway today in Pacifica. There will be a new champion crowned Saturday, as defending champion Sacred Heart Cathedral is not part of the field this year.
Aside from that, it is a wide-open tournament with a field of eight teams, any one of which is capable of claiming the trophy Saturday night. Read More
Still early in the season, St. Ignatius High School has met some lofty expectations and continued to impress with a 4-0 win over visiting Palo Alto High School on Tuesday.
The defending West Catholic Athletic League champion Wildcats (2-0) were ranked by multiple preseason publications as one of the best teams in the state, and showed their clout in an impressive second half that featured three goals. Read More
Two games into the girls’ basketball season and there is bad news on the horizon for future opponents of the Hillsdale High School team.
They only get better the longer the game goes on.
The Knights rolled to a 61-30 win Tuesday against Crystal Springs Uplands turning a tight two-point contest after the opening period into an easy win and a 2-0 record. Read More
Early in the young basketball season and in University High School’s run to the NorCal Division V championship game last year, senior Noah Springwater has established himself as one of the best guards in The City.Apparently others also took notice as well, as Springwater has verbally committed to play for Columbia University next year.The decision is one of only a few Division I basketball commits from city schools in recent years, but it was the combination of athletics, academics and familiarity that attracted Springwater to Columbia. Read More